## bayes theorem

**Phil Wilson**lets his imagination run riot in this intergalactic application of Bayes' Theorem.

*Plus*looks at the case and finds out how courts deal with statistics.

**Mark Wainwright**meets the pair and finds out how they did it.

**Nick Bostrom**tells why we're usually caught in the slow lane.

**Julian Stander**tells us about the increasing role of statistics in interpreting them.